Climate for Katanga
(Congo (Dem. Republic))

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 3 measuring stations in Katanga.
Weather stations at an altitude above 1320m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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Katanga is one of the coldest regions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with an average daily high temperature of only 27 degrees centigrade. With a yearly average of 27 degrees the climate is very warm, but has only a very few tropical and humid months. Several months of the year it is warm to hot at temperatures continuously above 25 degrees centigrade, sometimes up to 32 degrees. Dued to the lesser rain the best time for traveling is from May to October. The most rain days occur from from November to March.

Overview: Climate in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Duration of daylight and sunshine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo


Lubumbashi Map

Climate charts for other regions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Bas-Congo
Katanga
Eastern Province
Kinshasa
Kasaï-Oriental
Équateur
South Kivu
Bandundu
Kasaï-Occidental
hours of sunshine per day
Sunshine hours per day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The most important cities in the region of Katanga

Katanga is a part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and has an east-west extension of about 460 km. From north to south it is approximately 710 km. The biggest cities are Lubumbashi and Likasi. The local time is now Sunday, 11:31 am.

CityPopulationGeo-Position 
Lubumbashi1,794,11811°39'39"S27°28'46"E
Likasi422,41410°58'59"S26°44'18"E
Kolwezi418,00010°42'53"S25°28'0"E
Kalemie146,9745°56'51"S29°11'41"E
Kamina73,5578°44'6"S24°59'53"E
Kipushi62,33211°45'39"S27°15'5"E
Bukama38,7709°12'16"S25°51'17"E
Kambove36,70210°52'25"S26°35'51"E
Kongolo31,9435°23'7"S27°0'1"E
Kabalo29,8336°3'9"S26°54'51"E